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I need to sell my HP laptop but before I do I would like to entirely wipe the hard drive (for safety reasons). I just wanted to know is there any programs that have a "1-Pass system" that I can use outside of windows. I.e. I can put it on a bootable usb drive and load it up that way. Thanks!
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DBAN?
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Dban is Deriks boot and nuke I assume? That is what I was going to suggest to the op after you format it with windows. Dban writes junk to the entire hdd and then erases it and does this several times over. Very similar to what the gov and military uses. thumb.gif
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